Showing posts from December, 2016

Ambode thanks Lagos residents, vows more transformation in 2017

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Saturday thanked Lagosians for the massive support given to his administration in 2016. Ambode, in his New Year message, promised to would work assiduously to ensure that the state is taken to the next pedestal in 2017, especially in the area of physical and social infrastructural development.

Woman kills husband over Christmas food

While Nigerians were celebrating Christmas in their homes, a housewife, Christiana Odo, allegedly killed her husband, Rominus, for failing to provide money for the family during the celebration. PUNCH Metro learnt that the incident happened at the couple’s home on London Barber Street, Majidun, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

Robbers attack Calabar Christmas Village, rob Kiss Daniel

Fun seekers in the early hours of Monday scampered to safety after armed robbers stormed the Calabar Christmas Village while a popular Nigerian musician, Daniel Anidugbe, aka Kiss Daniel, was performing. PUNCH Metro learnt on Monday that the robbers, whose numbers could not be ascertained, stormed the village at about 1am and shot repeatedly into the air while dispossessing people of their valuables. It could not be confirmed if anyone was killed in the incident, but it was learnt that several people were stabbed.

Benin residents keep vigil in banks to use ATMs

Barely 24 hours to Christmas, residents of Benin city are keeping vigil in the banks to use Automated Teller Machines (ATMs). Few of the ATMs in some banks visited in Benin on Saturday were dispensing cash. Many of the residents said that they had been in some of the banks as early as avoid the crowd that would arrive in the bank premises later.

Christmas: Orphanages lament low gifts

Olufemi Atoyebi, Samuel Awoyinfa, Success Nwogu, Jesusegun Alagbe, Enyioha Opara, Peter Dada and Gibson Achonu Orphanages across the country have said that the gifts they received during this Christmas season are lower compared to previous years. Pointing at the economic recession in the country as responsible for this, they expressed worry that poor donations to their homes could lead to hunger among children.

We hand over Ige’s killers to God for judgment –Son

A former Commissioner for Lands and Physical Planning in Osun State, Mr. Muyiwa Ige, has said the family has handed over the masterminds and killers of Chief Bola Ige over to God for punishmenat. Muyiwa said this in an interview with journalists during a service held to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the murder of the late politician, who was the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice at the time he was shot dead on December 23, 2001.

See How MMM-NG Frozen accounts Affect Banks withdrawal Actions in Nigeria

Obviously, it is no longer business as usual for several banks in Nigeria as the most ever spread online induced  financial community networking system frozen the "get help" request of assistant by all the its participant leading to the insufficiency of physical cash flow in the country.

" it turns out that MMM has been keeping some of our banks in business for a while and we didn't even know.

FG okays 5% of recovered loot for whistleblowers

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the Ministry of Finance Whistleblowing Programme that may see individuals, who voluntarily volunteers credible information on stolen or concealed funds, smiling home with between 2.5 per cent and five per cent of the funds when recovered. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; and the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.

10 factors responsible for low sperm count

A man’s fertility rate generally relies on the quantity and quality of his sperm. If the amount of sperm a man ejaculates is low or if the sperm is of poor quality, it will be difficult and sometimes impossible for him to impregnate a female. According to Prof. Oladapo Ashiru, a male infertility is usually caused by problems that affect either sperm production in the testes or sperm transport. See 10 of such causative factors of low sperm count in men.

Ambode releases Lake rice

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and his Kebbi State counterpart, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu on Wednesday released the much anticipated Lagos-Kebbi Rice christened ‘LAKE RICE’, saying the partnership which culminated into the inauguration was not only designed to ensure food security but showcase the ability of Nigeria to become a producing nation. Speaking at the launching ceremony held at Lagos House in Ikeja, Governor Ambode said the development was a great and historic moment for both states and Nigeria, as the rice would not only be sold at highly reduced price, compared to what obtains in the market, but is also very fresh and safe for consumption.

Passengers stranded nationwide as labour shuts down Arik Air

Air passengers were stranded at airports across the country yesterday, following crippling of Arik Air’s operations by protesting unions.

The National Union of Air Transport Employees, NUATE, the Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria, ATSSSAN, and the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers, NAAPE, had embarked on the protest due to the airline’s inability to pay its workers seven months salaries and other anti-labour practices.

Pay us now or we’ll take bribes like policemen –FRSC officials threaten

Some officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps have threatened to obtain bribes the same way policemen extort money from motorists if they are not paid their November salaries and allowances before Christmas.The officials, who spoke to our correspondent on the condition of anonymity, said the Federal Government had refused to offer any explanation for the non-payment.

Medical personnel, patients flee hospital as Lassa fever kills two

Activities at the Federal Medical Centre,  Idi-Aba,  Abeokuta, on Tuesday  were paralysed as medical personnel and patients deserted the hospital after Lassa Fever claimed two lives in the hospital. The victims were an assistant nursing officer, Abolanle Adesuyi  and a serving corps member, whose identity could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.

German govt. threatens Facebook

German officials have recently threatened to impose fine on Facebook over hate speech and fake news, local media reported on Tuesday. Thomas Oppermann, the Parliamentary Leader of Germany’s Centre-Left Social Democratic Party (SPD), told Der Spiegel, the English language international edition of the German news source, that tougher measures should be taken against the spread of offending and fake messages.

IPOB warns Buhari against visit to Enugu

The Indigenous People of Biafra, on Monday, warned President Muhammadu Buhari to ‘stay clear’ of the South-East. The President is slated to attend the opening session of the South-East Economic Summit in Enugu on Thursday. But IPOB, in a statement entitled, ‘Muhammadu Buhari must stay clear of Biafra land or have himself to blame for the outcome of any such visit,’ told the President to cancel the planned visit.

Why ExxonMobil reduced staff strength

THERE were indications that, contrary to insinuations, workers of ExxonMobil, who were sacked last week, were offered enhanced severance package. Last week, members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, besieged the corporate headquarters of ExxonMobil, alleging that their members were sacked without due process.

We have nothing to hide—NFF

The General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation has told the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Barr. Solomon Dalung that it has done no wrong in its handling of the FIFA grant and development fund.
In a communique issued at the end of its Annual General Assembly in Lagos yesterday, the NFF passed a vote of confidence on its President, Amaju Pinnick, who it commended for his high sense of integrity.

Marseille to make Mikel highest-paid player

Struggling French Ligue 1 side Marseille  may have succeeded in convincing  out-of-favour Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi to shun big-money move  to the Chinese Super League to help revive the club. Former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, who  bought Marseille in October, had promised to invest heavily in the January transfer window to help manager Rudi Garcia  build a team  that could be European champions.

Before you mock anybody for investing in MMM, think about this

I invested all my Savings from NYSC in Savanah Bank, The Bank Packed up and left me with Nothing. I bought 10,000 shares in Transcorp when Obasanjo and "Madam Stock Exchange" initially sold the fraud to Nigerians but up till today, no shares were allocated to me and my money was not refunded.
I remember my then employer deducting money from my wages and paying into government owned Housing Fund and also into the National Pension Fund, the 2 bodies were dissolved and my money dissolved with it. My Father and millions of Nigerians also paid into the same funds for more than 30 years and nothing came out of it.

Impeachment: Negative prophecies against me will fail – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday lashed out at some clerics who had predicted that he would be impeached or removed from office in less than a year after his assumption of office. Fayose said negative prophecies against him will always fail because he is God’s project whose destiny is only determined by God.

Mob beat couple to death over witchcraft allegations

A mob beat to death an elderly couple accused of witchcraft in eastern India, police said Saturday, the second such killing in the region in two weeks. Three people have been arrested over the lynching, police said, adding that the couple, both in their late sixties, had been suspected of using black magic to kill their neighbours in a remote tribal district of Jharkhand state.

Nigeria can never grow or develop!

With the way the situation of Nigeria is going now, I have studied and see it can never grow nor develop. Is like the African complexture which is black is really affecting us and giving us set back. And I think that's the believe of white men world wide.

We so much complain about how wicked our leaders are which truly they are but forgetting that we the citizens are just same thing like them.

We the citizens complain every day about the way we are been ruled, but how do we by ourselves rule our family, companies, people working with us like our staff, maids, drivers, gardeners, cleaners and so on...........

MMM: NDIC,CBN looking into digital currency – official

As the popular ponzi scheme, Mavrodi Mudial Moneybox, MMM, has seemed to induct many Nigerians into its fold,  Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, the Managing Director, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Commission (NDIC), on Friday said the commission and CBN had set up a committee to look into the trending “digital currency, ‘bitcoin’. Ibrahim said this at the ongoing 2016 Workshop for Financial Correspondents in Kaduna.

Lagos condemns murder of LASTMA official

The Lagos State Government on Friday condemned the murder of an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Surajudeen Bakare, on Thursday in Apapa area of the state. The Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Adebayo Anofiu Eleguishi, said at a news conference that Bakare was a victim of jungle justice. He said, “The late Bakare was killed by some people who have forcefully taken over the roads to flout rules and regulations and take laws into their own hands.”

Mob kills LASTMA commander over motor boy’s death

There was pandemonium in the Liverpool, Apapa area of Lagos on Thursday after an irate mob lynched a commander of the Lagos State Transport Management Agency, Mr. Bakare Olatunji. It was learnt that Olatunji, who was the zonal head of the agency in the Apapa area, had led a team of officials to the area in a patrol van to arrest erring motorists at about 11am. PUNCH Metro gathered that tanker drivers, who parked their vehicles on the road fled on sighting the enforcement agents.

To the MMM hypocrite people

You got into many relationships that never worked, and no one is mocking you in public. You got into a marriage that crashed, yet your friends are not on facebook celebrating your pain, and you haven't killed yourself yet. Your many attempts at businesses have failed and you lost money, yet you are still alive. You have taken many risks that never paid off, yet you are still moving on with hope.

Now you advised your friend not to do MMM, but he went for it anyways. MMM is frozen for 30days, atleast so we heard, and you find joy in taking to facebook to mock your friend JUST TO BE PROVED RIGHT. Same way you pray for the failure of the government you didn't vote for JUST TO BE PROVED RIGHT.

Fayose storms bank, withdraws N5m from ‘frozen account’ (Photos)


To all MMM participant and Medias - Chuddy Ugorji (MMM Nigeria Number 1 guider)

Goodday great mavrodians
This week has not been easy for all of us due to the news update on our POs. As we all know ,the media has been a tool used by anti-MMMites and pessimists to fight against the growth of MMM Nigeria. Unfortunately some ignorant Nigerians who don't understand what MMM is all about have been brainwashed by the information broadcasted by the media and social networks. Regarding the frozen mavro.
It is clearly stated on the news section on the website, Confirmed Mavro will be frozen for A MONTH.



For the past few days I can't count the number of calls and massages i have to respond to, all asking what is happening?? 
Now this is what is happening, 
MMM has not crash and will not crash because there are many measure put in place to  help in the sustainability of the system, here are some of the measures.

Ambode calls for support to curb activities of quack medical personnel

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday urged doctors to support the government in curbing the activities of quack medical personnel to save lives and revive the healthcare system. Ambode made the plea at the Induction Ceremony for the 11th Set of Medical Doctors and the Unveiling of the Roll of Honour, Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM) in Lagos.

Mega Party: Members may settle for ADP as a name

AHEAD of 2018 Presidential election, political intrigues and realignment are beginning to shape the political scene, with moves by politicians to form a mega party. Vanguard gathered weekend that barring any last minute change, politicians and conveners of the new political party drawn from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the All Progressives Congress, APC, were already fine tuning the name for the new party.

Pen Letter from Sergey Mavrodi to the Nigerian Authorities

Honorable authorities,
So far MMM has come under a constant attack from you. In this regard, I would like to ask you a few simple questions. Since you are concerned with the interests of millions of your fellow citizens, I hope that  you would be so kind to answer them.
1. What are you trying to get? Do you want the MMM System to collapse and millions of people to suffer? Who will support them then if now MMM is their only means of livelihood? Will you? You even don’t pay wages to people? Or might you not care about them? Might you be using a trendy topic to make a good name for yourselves? What will you say to a mother who will have no money to buy food for her child? Will you let her child die for the sake of the higher interests of the economy?

Ooni identifies secret to greatness

The Chancellor of Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu Ile-Ife, Osun State, Chief Ramon Adedoyin has expressed the urgent need for, ”men of wisdom, foresight and of sterling character to save Nigeria from corruption in high places, avarice, abject and dehumanizing poverty, snobbish and tainted estimation of ostentatious life style, in a pauperized society.”
Adedoyin said this in his remark during the closing of the 4th Convocation ceremonies of the university where 293 first degrees students graduated, while 29 had First Class, just as the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, spoke on the secret to achieving greatness.

Super Falcons as Federal Government’s albatross

The Aso Villa Chapel was always a beehive of activities during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. I featured activities in the worship centre many times in this column during that administration. When members were not celebrating Fathers’ Day, they would be marking Mothers’ Day or other Christian festivities with fanfare. Many people would be falling on one another with the sole purpose of attracting the attention of the then President, his wife and many other powerful men in the government.

Stop violence against women, girls – Group

The Coordinator, African Women Lawyers Association Nigeria(AWLAN), Abuja chapter, Mrs Olanike Bakrin, has called for the elimination of violence against women  and girls. Bakrin gave the advice during a visit to Kpaduma Village  at Asokoro in commemoration of the 2016 UN 16 days campaign against gender-based violence in Abuja on Saturday. According to her, ending violence against women and girls can become a reality with laws to protect women and punish perpetrators as well as services to rebuild women’s lives and comprehensive prevention.

Human life no longer has value in Nigeria – NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association says it is worried over the level of human rights violations in the country. According to the NBA, with insurgency, militancy and extrajudicial killings going on, it appears as if human life no longer has value in Nigeria. It said the situation was particularly worrisome because the Federal Government, whose primary obligation is to secure the lives and property of Nigerians, appeared to be failing in this responsibility.

Govt gives Lagosians till Dec. 16 to pay taxes

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service says all taxpayers that have yet to fulfil their obligation have between December 1 and 16, 2016, to remit overdue taxes and levies to avoid prosecution. The Executive Chairman of LIRS, Mr. Ayodele Subair, on Wednesday stated that the agency had, in the last few months, embarked on massive advocacy and enlightenment programmes, educating Lagos taxpayers on the laws bordering on tax administration and the benefits of paying taxes as and when due.

Ex-EFCC chair urges psychiatric test for politicians

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mrs. Farida Waziri, has urged the Federal Government to ensure that all politicians undertake psychiatric test before occupying any office. Waziri said this in Abuja on Tuesday while delivering a speech at the inauguration of the Nigerian Women Against Corruption project which was organised by the EFCC and the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari.

MMM will lead to losses, Access bank warns customers

Access Bank Nigeria Plc has warned its customers to avoid dealing with Mavrodi Mondial Movement, a Ponzi scheme, which has been declared illegal by the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The bank in an emailed statement to its customers said it had come to its attention “that some customers are engaged in the Ponzi scheme called ‘MMM’”.

Here’s why men need regular erection

Men should have erections regularly to keep their penis in great shape. That’s the verdict of scientists.“If a man does not have regular erection, the penis may shrink,” says an Associate Professor and Residency Programme Director of the Urology Division at Southern Illinois University’s School of Medicine, Dr. Tobias Köhler.

Oyo dismisses 662 workers for certificate forgery

The Oyo State Government on Tuesday said 662 civil servants had been dismissed from the state public service for forging the West African Examination Council’s certificates. The state government added that 2,021 fictitious names of workers and pensioners had been removed from its payroll.

Ibadan murder: Yewande stabbed her husband, says landlord

The owner of the house where a lawyer, Yewande Oyediran, was alleged to have killed her husband, Adelowo Oyediran, on Tuesday told the Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan that the suspect stabbed her husband during an argument. Three witnesses were presented by the prosecution at the resumed hearing, including Chief Akinpelu Adelodun, who was the couple’s landlord in Ibadan.


As young as I am, I think why Nigeria is not really developing is because we don't embrace new things and new development, and if at all some of us want to, we always happen to be the last people to put it to practice after so many year of development being active in so many countries.

By the time we now want to put it to practice, that development would have been out of series and would have become old things and when time now come to service or maintain such things in our country, the parts will now be difficult to get.

Nigeria is the second highest importer of rice in the world

*As SON develops new standards for harvesting, processing The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), says it has developed new standards for rice seeds, harvest, milling, drying and hygiene practice for processing and storage of rice in the country. The Director-General of the organisation, Mr Osita Aboloma, said this in Abuja on Tuesday at the 3rd Nigeria Rice Investment Forum organised by the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD).

Stop making expensive demands from me, Buhari tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday asked Nigerian elite to stop making what he called expensive demands from his administration because things would no longer be done in the old way. He warned them to stop insisting that things should be done the old way which impoverished the nation.

FG bans importation of vehicles through land borders

From next month, importation of vehicles through the land borders will be prohibited, according to a new prohibition order issued by the Federal Government to that effect. The prohibition order covers all new and used vehicles. A statement issued on Monday by the Nigeria Customs Service indicated that the ban was sequel to a presidential directive restricting all vehicle imports to the seaports with effect from January 1, 2017.

Fraudsters hack email, defraud estate agent of N4m

Three suspected Internet fraudsters have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defrauding an estate agent of about N4m. PUNCH Metro learnt that the suspects– Olisa Oyegbuka, 28; Ifeannacho Kingsley, 27; and Ujumwa Aniemena, 33–had allegedly hacked into the email of an unnamed client of the estate agent.

Lion kills trainer during live show

A lion has attacked and killed a circus trainer during a live show in Alexandria Egypt. A video of the event, which was uploaded on video sharing site LiveLeak, showed the trainer in a cage directing a lion with a stick with another climbing a ladder as children watched.

[BREAKING] Trump: I have destroyed my ‘green card’ – Soyinka

Nobel prize-winning author Wole Soyinka said Thursday he has fulfilled his pledge to throw away his US residency green card and leave the country if Donald Trump won the presidential election. Shortly before the vote, Soyinka had vowed to give up his permanent US residency over a Trump victory to protest against the Republican billionaire’s campaign promises to get tough on immigration.

Why I didn’t acknowledge Tinubu in my acceptance speech – Ondo governor-elect, Akeredolu

The Ondo State governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu has explained why he failed to thank the national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu in his acceptance speech on Sunday. According to him, Tinubu, like other leaders of the party, fall under the leadership of Buhari and Odigie-Oyegun.